My career goal isn’t to make it to MBB or a unicorn or FAANG. It’s to feel fulfilled and challenged as I progress. I can’t be the only one that isn’t title or company chasing.
Which MBA programs have the most known brands? For instance while Haas and Tuck may be ranked higher than stern, I’d argue the stern name is more widely known
Have been wondering how much FAANG product managers get paid vs MBB for a like to like year of experience. Example, 4 years out of mba one would be Principal at BCG vs level 7 PM at Amazon. What does the delta look like at 8 years? 10 years etc?
Thoughts on Prosci or SHRM-SCP certification? Which would be considered more valuable or highly regarded? Currently focused on Change Management but have a HR background (industry experience / area of study in college).
Recently got an offer from MBB, but having a fear that ill have a hard time doing well because im really terrible at ppt. How long does it take to get proficient, any tips?
Stories of people transitioning into sports management? Interested in hearing strategies to break in after mba and consulting
I hear transitioning at the M/EM level at MBB & OW is a nightmare. Is it the same for S& and EYP? Curious if it’s just this level where it is hard to switch firms.
Applying for MBA with 4 years of professional experience and hoping to move into IBD. Is it too late to make the move?
Currently a non-MBA SC making $110k. What kind of compensation should I target moving to a tech startup? The startup is about 100 people and well funded. What would it take for you to make that jump?
MBB or FAANG biz ops?
Didn’t get the MBB offer, so going FAANG
3.7 GPA top 20 undergrad 2+ Transaction advisory service Aiming for 750 GMAT Asian How should I build my profile for the next two years for MBA? And what’s the chance for me to get into top 7?
Have 1.5 YOE at a boutique and hoping to make a lateral to a MBB consumer/retail group if possible. Anyone have suggestions on where to start?
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
Career trajectory for MBB vs PE megafunds? Is it harder to make partner at PE firms compared to at consulting firms?
Are many teams travelling again at MBB? Has your firm given any guidance about what to expect in the near future?
Any firm happy hours in ATL today?
I was on opt from July 2020 to July 2021. I got my h1b approved in 2020 and chose to activate it via the consular processing method. I left the US in Jul 2021 and will finally visit the embassy for stamping tomorrow. If successful, does it mean that I could get another company to apply for a h1b transfer right away? Or do I have to enter the US before the h1b transfer process can start? Thanks!
Anyone else feel like being “encouraged” to take time off when things are slow is a bit disingenuous from leaderships. When I really need time off is when I am working 60 hour weeks back to back for 3 months Karen, not now during a week I’m unassigned.
I have been in Risk Advisory for about 5 years but I have been feeling extremely bored with the work and I am currently contemplating my next career move. What are realistic career opportunities for me excluding technical accounting, internal audit and compliance? Would obtaining an MBA help my career prospects?
Any Deutsch LA CDs out there who wouldn't mind perusing my portfolio? I hear you have some cw openings and I'd absolutely love to work with you and for Karen Costello. DM if so and thank you!
Anyone work at HAVI? Interviewing with them and I’m trying to get some insights on their company culture and the type of projects they work on
Does anyone do IT audit work at Protiviti? Is the work life balance actually better than B4?
I don't know about you, but we are barred from our campus and don't have access to our rooms. What's something that you wish you would have remembered to bring home with you from your classroom?
San Francisco here
Anyone at Bain interested in discussing a referral? Just had my final round at BCG and don’t think i’ll get it. I have an offer at McKinsey but I don’t think i’ll accept after learning more about the culture. Bain & Company
Reserve vs SPG, thoughts? I got the reserve last year and have been using to pay all hotels, should I cancel now when the fee is charged again and go back to SPG? I like the flexibility of having points outside of spg tough
Currently working on plan C of a honeymoon as we don’t expect to be able to go Europe in June/July as hoped. Plan A and B were variations of Italy (relax) and Spain (mountain biking). Hoping to use bonvoy points. Any US centered suggestions? Maybe refocusing on golf/warmth/spa/food now.
What should the engagement manager mentality be for their role in the team? Completely plan and delegate, manage upwards, or also get hands-on making pages and getting data? New EM developing mindset
I’m on a small team where I happen to be the SME and the the only other person who knows how to do it is the VP. I have an offer to leave for 60% more to a big 4 + get title bump (associate to senior consultant) but I feel bad. I think this will burn bridges. I love manager, team and WLB. They were so excited to hire me and now I might leave them. Help
Can anyone shed some light on what is a senior planning strategist at Amazon? Is this an internal consulting role? Any insight (good, bad and the ugly) much appreciated? Thanks!
https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/10/16/us/police-vaccine-covid-deaths/index.html. When will the COVID police brutality occurs?
Are there any big law firms which choose not to follow the lockstep compensation model closely?
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